5 WEEK BASIC HAND-BLOCKING COURSE
LEARN BASIC HAND-BLOCKING TECHNIQUES USING A STRAW HOOD
Milliner Audrey Doherty is running a 5 week Blocking a Hat millinery course at The Creative Village Arts Studio.
Dates: March 6th to April 3rd from 7.30 pm until 9.30 pm
Call Audrey now on 07535350702 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org to secure your place.
Maximum 5 students per course'
at The Creative Village Arts Studio from March 6th to April 3rd 7.30 pm - 9.30 pm
£20 deposit required to secure your place on the course.
Installments of £20 per session accepted thereafter.
Use of blocks and materials supplied.
You will learn - step by step - a basic technique of hand-blocking a straw hood using wooden hat blocks. You will also learn to wire a brim, hand-finish and 'trim' your hat.
Basic sewing skills necessary.
Students must attend all sessions in order to complete your hat.
5 Students per course..
PRE-BOOKING WITH A DEPOST OF £20 SECURES YOUR PLACE ON THE COURSE
You will need to bring - a measuring tape, sewing needles, thimble, scissors, dressmaking pins. thumb tacks (drawing pins) pen & paper if you need to take notes, a 1'' paint brush (not synthetic hair) This is your 'kit' for the duration of the course.
Coral Red & Cream Summer Straw
This hand blocked sinamay Summer straw is trimmed with hand made silk roses and cream Petersham ribbon.
Blue Summer Straw
This fresh Summer sinamay hat is trimmed with feathers - ostrich heckle - and a single lily and sinamay band. Brim edge bound with Petersham ribbon.
Cream and blue Summer straw
This stylish simamay is trimmed with a vintage brooch and stylized goose feathers. Brim bound with Petersham ribbon,